#TECH

Fuel Cells

Eaton Adapts Supercharger Tech for Fuel Cells

Focus is on buses and big rigs
#Eaton #asia #tech

Business

TuSimple Partners with Traton on Self-Driving Trucks

Partners to launch test fleet in Sweden
#europe #tech

Hybrid

Tesla Outlines Next-Gen Battery and Other Future Plans

Breakthrough battery tech and $25,000 EV teased, but Wall Street wasn’t impressed
#tech #sustainability #Tesla

Electronics

Hands-Off Controls: Making a Grand Gesture More Common

Low-cost tech promises to bring touchless systems to mainstream models  
#tech

Composites

Lotus Demos Evija Hypercar

There are 5 driving modes. Spoiler alert: they’re all super fast. 
#Lotus #tech

Autonomous Vehicles

Cadillac Makes Super Cruise a Subscription Option

Autonomy on demand, for a price
#Cadillac #tech

Sales

Mercedes Readies Fuel Cell Truck

Sales targeted for 2024 under joint venture with Volvo
#europe #tech #Volvo

Interiors & Electronics

GMC “Tows the Line” with Sierra Upgrades

The 2021 GMC Sierra makes trailering easier with improved visibility and a jackknife alert system
#tech #GMC

Interiors & Electronics

Volvo Air Filter Targets Tiny Particulates

Programmable feature can rid pollutants prior to a trip too
#Volvo #tech

AI

Nvidia Wins CPU Arms Race with $40 Billion Acquisition

Deal teams advanced GPU and AI tech with high-volume CPUs for next-gen autonomous vehicles
#NVIDIA #tech

Hybrid

GMC Hummer Gets Crabby

Off-road tech allows carmaker to get sideways (or at least diagonal) with new truck
#GMC #chassis #tech

Interiors & Electronics

Dodge Takes Another Victory (at J.D. Power)

Performance brand leads J.D. Power multimedia study
#Dodge #tech

Business

Daimler Slapped with Second Injunction over Patent Use

Nokia and now Sharp win okay to block sales in Germany...at a price
#europe #tech #legal

Business

Toyota Expands Woven Mobility Universe

$800 million VC arm will invest in “growth-stage” tech companies
#sustainability #asia #Toyota

Sales

Lucid Dream: to Air Is Electrifying

Base model to start at under $80,000; New Crossover Teased
#tech

Batteries

Next-Gen GM EVs to Get Wireless Battery Management Tech

New system promises performance, cost and environmental benefits
#tech

Automation/Robotics

Toyota Taps Former CES Official as Tech Lobbyist

New K Street point person for autonomous vehicles and flying cars
#tech #people #Toyota

Production

Tesla Goes Large on Aluminum Castings

House-sized aluminum casting machines would replace most robots.
#chassis #body #tech

Batteries

S. Korea Ramps Up “Green” Investments

Plan calls for more than 1.3 million EVs and fuel cell vehicles by 2025
#asia #tech #sustainability

Business

A New Way to Combat Climate Change: Rocks

Audi partners with Swiss startup on CO2 sequestration 
#Audi #tech #sustainability